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Quality Manager

Reference Number: 925271 | Salary: £32,000 - £35,000 | Location: East Sussex, United Kingdom | Division: Scientific Permanent

Engineering / Quality Manager
East Sussex - £32,000- £35,000


The opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Quality Manager to join an exciting business that is embarking on a long term growth plan. They supply specialist products to a range of customers worldwide. This is very much a hands on role including taking care of inspection of finished and serviced products while maintaining and continuously improving the company’s quality ethos.

The company

My client manufactures specialist products that are used in various engineering fields and they are growing quickly with turnover increasing year on year. With around 35 staff, they listen to their staff’s opinions and invites suggestions for improvement to an already impressive business.

Key responsibilities

  • Developing and maintaining Quality Management System and ISO 9001 accreditation
  • Approving new supplier, supplier development and external root cause analysis
  • Responsible in ensuring customer complaints are followed through to completion using the 8D process
  • Supporting production environment in resolving Quality issues and implementing RCA & PA measures
  • Aid with new product introduction
  • Complete quality system audits to ensure both compliance to system requirements and to identify area's for improvement
  • Embed a proactive Quality approach supporting the manufacturing teams to ensure product quality is built into the manufacturing process
  • Production and supplier inspection
  • Support the development of COSHH, work activity and other risk assessments as required
  • Complete supplier / tender questionnaires as required
  • Compile and present monthly quality management KPI’s
  • Responsible for all H&S aspects of the business with the support of external H&S consultant
  • Co-ordinate all facilities & Environmental aspects of the business


Skills and experience

  • Experienced in writing procedures, working instructions, protocols and validating process and products
  • Experience of maintaining a quality system with ISO9001/2015 accreditation
  • Customer complaint handling and problem solving including root cause analysis investigations and 8d methodology
  • Experience of supplier selection and assessment
  • Inspection/FAIRS experience in a manufacturing environment

Harris Lord is acting as an employment agency for this role

Contact: Mark Bux-Ryan

Keywords: Quality/qa/inspection/FAIRS/9001/manufacturing

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